Picking your Battles

Actually, is there any point in battling at all?
Water is poured on a fire, to put it out.
So, then when you are in face of a verbal storm, then what is the ‘water’ you can use to put out the storm?
Like a tree in a storm, it bends, it bares its fruit, and it is flexible but grounded in its roots.
So, then I should be grounded in my roots, I should know that the Divine is with me, that I am strong, I am resilient, I have fruit to bare, I have to be that cold water of wisdom, I am calm, I am strong.    I do not need to feed the fire.

I need to remain quiet and firm in my self-respect knowing that spring follows winter, day follows night, and no storm last forever.

That words are words, they only become knives when I take them to my heart. Wisdom is being the water and the tree in all situations.

Wisdom and picking your battles is known as the silent response. For in Silence and tolerance I keep my peace and I stay true to my self – A peaceful soul. I don’t have to accept the pain the storm gives, I have to flex and bend in the wind, I have to stay rooted in self-respect, I have to wait for the storm to pass.

I have to be, just be, just watch, and just stay peaceful. I am not a dustbin to take the trash of the storm.
So I ask again, is there any point in battling at all? What does your intuition/wisdom say to you?

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25 thoughts on “Picking your Battles

  1. Absolutely amazing and true! I always pick my battles in life because somethings are just not worth the fight! I think some battles require way too much energy and they tend to not be worth it. However there are some battles that need to be confronted so all negative energies can be released.

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  2. We don’t have to fight every battle in this life. Yes, I have learned to pick and choose the true battles I need to fight. Through prayer and listening for God’s Word, I have learned there are times when staying silent is a blessing. Other times speaking loudly is a blessing. Pick and choose. Pray first.

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